What does easily mean?

Definitions for easily
ˈi zə li, ˈiz lieas·i·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. easily, easyadverb

    with ease (`easy' is sometimes used informally for `easily')

    "she was easily excited"; "was easily confused"; "he won easily"; "this china breaks very easily"; "success came too easy"

  2. easilyadverb

    without question

    "easily the best book she's written"

  3. well, easilyadverb

    indicating high probability; in all likelihood

    "I might well do it"; "a mistake that could easily have ended in disaster"; "you may well need your umbrella"; "he could equally well be trying to deceive us"

Wiktionary

  1. easilyadverb

    Comfortably, without discomfort or anxiety.

  2. easilyadverb

    Without difficulty.

  3. easilyadverb

    Absolutely, without question

Webster Dictionary

  1. Easilyadverb

    with ease; without difficulty or much effort; as, this task may be easily performed; that event might have been easily foreseen

    Etymology: [From Easy.]

  2. Easilyadverb

    without pain, anxiety, or disturbance; as, to pass life well and easily

    Etymology: [From Easy.]

  3. Easilyadverb

    readily; without reluctance; willingly

    Etymology: [From Easy.]

  4. Easilyadverb

    smoothly; quietly; gently; gracefully; without /umult or discord

    Etymology: [From Easy.]

  5. Easilyadverb

    without shaking or jolting; commodiously; as, a carriage moves easily

    Etymology: [From Easy.]

Editors Contribution

  1. easilyadverb

    In an easy manner.

    He loved his sport and easily achieved his goals and aspirations.

    Submitted by MaryC on June 11, 2015  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'easily' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1019

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'easily' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1402

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'easily' in Adverbs Frequency: #101

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of easily in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of easily in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of easily in a Sentence

  1. Alan Jope:

    You could easily see the Unilever Tea Co becoming a standalone business on a listed stock exchange with its own IPO, that is a highly likely outcome, which would have been very difficult under our old structure.

  2. Tom Blair:

    Silence is one of the great arts of conversation, as allowed by Cicero himself, who says, "there is not only an art, but an eloquence in it." A well bred woman may easily and effectually promote the most useful and elegant conversation without speaking a word. The modes of speech are scarcely more variable than the modes of silence.

  3. Trina Patel:

    You can easily see how that builds up, instead of starting with all your life savings at one time.

  4. Shaun Dakin:

    As funny as this sounds, this young man could quite easily have suffocated or have been seriously injured.

  5. Karl Popper:

    Philosophers should consider the fact that the greatest happiness principle can easily be made an excuse for a benevolent dictatorship. We should replace it by a more modest and more realistic principle - the principle that the fight against avoidable misery should be a recognized aim of public policy, while the increase of happiness should be left, in the main, to private initiative.

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